Dozens of tributes were posted online to Dundee murder victim Gary McMillan on Tuesday.
As news of his death spread, friends and relatives took to social media to post their tributes.
Cousin Jamie Docherty said: “I saved your life once and I just wish I was there to save your life again.
“You weren’t just a cousin to me and Stevie but we called you uncle Gary from the start and always will.
“You were always there for us when we needed you the most and I can never thank you enough for that.”
Ashley McGurty added: “Such a decent loyal guy. You will be sadly missed.”
Sean Donaldson posted: “You were a cracker, a great guy, more than willing to help a mate out, your banter was second to none so was your laugh.”